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Dinkel’s Restaurant and Paulo's Italian Trattoria Doors Open Belleville

Dinkel’s Restaurant and Paulo's Italian Trattoria

Come and visit this popular eatery set in a building constructed in 1870 by John Forin (formerly the home of Lafferty's Billards). It is a three-storey building, consisting of three fire-proof containers built of brick and stone. Historical features include rounded arches in rusticated masonry framing, heavy, carved keystone arches, and a wooden cornice and brackets.

Tell us your story about this site

  • Guided tours available
  • Partial wheelchair access
  • Washrooms

Contact info

38-44 Bridge Street East
Belleville, Ontario


Year built: 1870
Architect: John Forin
Architectural style: Victorian
Building type: Commercial, Food and drink, Historical landmark

Dates/hours open

Saturday October 17, 2020
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Dinkel’s Restaurant and Paulo's Italian Trattoria 38-44 Bridge Street East